The state House pushed through the bill earlier this week.
The pro-abortion bill would require health insurers to provide free abortions to patients without a co-pay. It also would set aside $10.2 million tax dollars for abortions, contraception and other reproductive health services for 2017 through 2019 in Medicaid, much of which pro-life advocates say will go to Planned Parenthood, the report states.
But Brown says she will sign it into law soon.
Brown responded on Twitter after the yes vote, saying “I’m proud the House helped fulfill our duty to ensure all Oregon’s children have access to health care by passing #CoverAllKids today.”
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“The ability to control our bodies and make informed decisions about health are critical to providing all Oregonians the opportunity to achieve our full potential and live productive, thriving lives,” Brown explained in an email, according to The Times.
“Attempts to deny access to contraceptives and family planning are an attack on all Oregonians, particularly women of color, low-income and young women,” she added.